The Paralympics: More than Just Games

With the 2016 Rio Paralympics now in full swing, it is important to take a look at the greater picture. The Paralympic Games have come a long way since their inception, and continue to grow each and every year with the Rio Paralympics marking the largest athlete turnout to date. To all who are touched by…

How-To: Yoga Poses from Your Wheelchair Part 2

September is National Yoga Month! If you’ve been meaning to perfect your poses or are interested in starting a practice, now is a great time to do so! To help get you started, we’ve rounded up four more of the best sequences that can be done from a seat or wheelchair – no prior experience necessary! (To…

Buddy “B1L” Elias – Adaptive Athlete and Mentor

We were introduced to Buddy through a mutual friend, and after learning more about him, could not pass up the opportunity to share his story.  Buddy Elias, or “Buddy 1 Leg,” is an adaptive athlete and mentor who has made it his personal mission to inspire others to never give up. We at 101 Mobility are always excited to…

5 Seated Exercises (With Videos)

We’ve all heard the benefits of exercise, from increased strength and weight loss to elevated mood, reduced risk of heart disease, and beyond. However, for many of us it is not as simple as going for a walk or bike ride. When dealing with a leg injury, knee pain, spinal cord injury, or other physical condition, the…

How-To: Yoga Poses from Your Wheelchair

Namaste! Whether you are a novice or advanced in the practice of yoga, check out this blog post for Youtube’s best videos on wheelchair yoga or seated yoga. Post includes posing tutorials, breathing techniques, and more.

INFOGRAPHIC: Disability & America

Here are some fast facts about disability in the United States. As always 101 Mobility is committed and proud to serve the community of people living with disabilities in this country. 101 Mobility is happy to provide industry leading accessibility and mobility solutions for use in the home and in public settings. Contact us today…

The Benefits of Hand Cycling

The Background of Hand Cycling Cycling has grown in popularity as a form of recreation and daily transportation. Riding a bike is a wonderful way to enjoy being outdoors, enhance cardiovascular health or socialize with family and friends. A great form of increasing physical activity, cycling also spares weight-bearing joints by being low-impact. With technological…

They Will Surf Again – Life Rolls On Carolina Beach

Saturday was one of those days you want to try and keep alive forever. Carolina Beach was teeming with the excitement of over 200 volunteers and 40 adaptive surfers. Jesse Billauer, founder of Life Rolls On and Kevin Murphy of Odysea Surf and Kiteboard School  and Ocean Cure teamed up to host the first Life…

10 Wonderful Wheelchair Friendly Summer Camps

Swimming in a lake, making friendship bracelets, singing songs around a campfire—all are hallmark activities of the summer camp experience. Better still–the amount of summer camps with ADA compliance has significantly increased. Check some of our favorites here!     1. Camp Oakhurst—New Jersey Cost: Sliding scale based on income; scholarships available Ages: 8-19 Camper to…

Fun in the Sun at the Special Olympics!

The sunshine was abundant as volunteers, athletes, and news crews gathered at UNC Wilmington’s track and field to begin the 2014 Special Olympics! Below are some of our favorite moments from the event–from softball tosses and sprints to high fives and ribbon awards! Ready, set, go! These runners sprinted their hearts out to the finish…

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